Gerald Fischbach, 78, of Carteret died Aug. 31, 2010. Born in the Bronx, he lived in Elizabeth and Newark before moving to Carteret 48 years ago.
Mr. Fischbach was employed by S. Kaplan & Sons in Newark as a weighmaster for 25 years and then joined Gallagher Tire Co. in Piscataway until his retirement in 2003.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served during the Korean Conflict.
He was a founding member of the Carteret Jewish Community Center and was also a member of the International Order of Oddfellows Mt. Sinai Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Schertzer); his son, David of Clinton; his daughter, Tammy of Carteret; and two grandsons.
Services were held Sept. 2 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.